Childhood Asthma complications
Childhood Asthma

Complications could include:

  • Pneumothorax is a collapsed lung. This occurs when air becomes trapped in the space around the lungs. Along with a steady ache in the chest and shortness of breath, your skin or lips may turn blue.
    Source:HLCMS
  • The oxygen-rich air you breathe circulates inside your lungs through a vast network called the bronchial tree. From here, oxygen enters the bloodstream and continues to the heart, as well as to various organs and tissues in the body. A collapse of...
    Source:HLCMS
  • A lung abscess is a bacterial infection that occurs in the lung tissue. The infection causes tissue to die, and pus collects in that space.
    Source:HLCMS
  • When an infant is born prematurely, the lungs may not have time to fully develop. This can lead to a variety of immediate breathing disorders.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs. General symptoms include chest pain, fever, cough, nausea, and difficulty breathing. Blue skin, high fever, and bloody mucus are serious signs.
    Source:HLCMS
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